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$45,000 - $55,000 yearly
American Indian Academy of Denver 1865 West Mississippi Avenue, Denver, CO, USA
Feb 20, 2020
Full time
Status: Full-Time FLSA Classification: Exempt Reports To: Head of School Annual Work Days: TBD   American Indian Academy of Denver (AIAD) is an Indigenized STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) public school opening at the beginning of the 2020 school year providing rigorous learning opportunities for 6-8th grade students . We are committed to creating a sustainable environment where students, staff, and parents are safe, feel they belong, and are actively engaged. All variations within the identities of race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, language, ability, nationality, tribal affiliation, immigration status, age, and class are honored; each member of the school community is deeply valued and provided with what they need to be healthy physically, socially, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. POSITION SUMMARY AIAD is a mission-driven, community-based school looking for a Dean of School Culture, under the supervision of Head of School, who will serve on a school-wide leadership team to ensure a supportive school culture grounded in traditional Indigenous values, belief systems, cultural protocols, and ways of knowing & doing.  Responsibilities also include helping to guide the planning and implementation of: Indigenous-based restorative practices and restorative justice; Indigenous-based AIAD specific school wide protocols; AIAD elders program; community and family engagement; and professional learning for AIAD staff, faculty, administrators, board members, parents, students, and community members.   DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Serve as a member of school-wide leadership team; Coach classroom teachers around practices that build classroom cultures grounded in Indigenous values and belief systems; Together with Head of School and Assistant Principal, plan and implement school culture professional learning for all stakeholders; Ensure stakeholders are engaged in the creation and execution of restorative practices school-wide; Facilitate and model proactive and responsive talking circles for staff and students; Meet with students and families, in their homes, at school; Co-facilitate community and family engagement events/meetings; Together with Head of School and Assistant Principal, plan and implement an AIAD elders program; Ensure stakeholders are engaged in the creation and execution of AIAD specific protocols based upon traditional Indigenous protocols. REQUIRED EDUCATION, SKILLS AND MINDSET   Deep understanding and ability to demonstrate internalization of traditional North American Indigenous values, belief systems, protocols, and ways of knowing & doing; Commitment to decolonized mindsets and practices; Deep internalization and ability to demonstrate understanding of shared leadership model and co-creation processes; Deep understanding of what it means to live as part of a marginalized group of people; Great relationship skills and high emotional intelligence; Fostering positive adult and youth culture that welcomes failure and growth mindsets; Minimum of high school diploma or GED. A college degree from a mainstream institution of higher education is not a requirement for this position (several of the above bullet points are not taught in most mainstream school systems so, they would most likely not be a part of any degree program). However, the willingness to successfully participate and complete training in restorative justice practices, effective community/family engagement, etc., if needed, is a must; Must pass a background check. STRONGLY PREFERRED Proficient/fluent in a North American tribal language (languages originating in what is now the United States, Mexico, and/or Canada); Experience working with youth and families. COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS Salary is based upon education level, experience, and qualifications; Comprehensive benefits package included; Work in a mission-driven, collaborative, casual learning/work environment with a team that likes to solve problems and loves making a difference in the lives of kids.
University of Wisconsin - Madison; University Health Services Madison, WI, USA
Feb 20, 2020
Full time
The Director of Mental Health Services (MHS) is a senior leadership position at University Health Services (UHS), reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, who is also the Executive Director of UHS. UHS is part of the Division of Student Affairs, on the UW-Madison campus.   The Director provides leadership and programmatic oversight for administration, budgets, services, and staff related to mental health services in a collaborative integrated health care model. The Director is the mental health leader on campus, providing insight and consultation for campus administrators, leadership, and staff. The Director leads the UHS Mental Health Services Leadership Team (MHLT), comprised of the MHS Office Manager, four Associate Directors, and four Assistant Directors, with direct supervisory oversight of the Office Manager and the Associate Directors whose areas of focus include Outreach, Training, Satellite and Embedded Clinical Services, and general Mental Health Clinic Services. Based on operational need, the Director may supervise other staff, currently supervising UHS Survivor Services. The Director will manage a budget of $5M+ and oversee a growing and diverse counseling services staff of 70+ members, full and part time staff, and clinical trainees. The Director also provides direct client care, and consultative services within UHS and for the campus on student mental health issues and concerns. The Director will be instrumental in developing, implementing, evaluating, and managing programs supporting individual and population health. The position advances an inclusive and equitable work environment and actively seeks to identify, recruit, and retain a diverse work force.   The Director shares broad management responsibility for UHS. In collaboration with other UHS Directors, the Director of Mental Health Services will assist in the development of systems that foster optimal outcomes for the college population and promote a successful health care team environment through an integrated model of medical, mental health, public health, and prevention services.   Individuals applying for the position should have strong leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills. Successful candidates must demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills in the following areas: delivering evidence-based mental health services to a university population; identifying health disparities and developing programs and services to meet the needs of underserved students; working in an integrated care setting; fostering a positive workplace; directing a diverse counseling staff; and advancing continuous quality improvement practices to improve individual outcomes and advance population health.   The Director must have an acute awareness of the importance of culture, race, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, socioeconomic status, and disability status and how dimensions of diversity intersect to impact the mental health of both students and MHS staff. The position plays a key role in strengthening connections with other departments in Student Affairs, and the larger campus community through the coordination of services and activities in support of holistic mental health of all students. The Director interfaces with administration and faculty and collaborates and liaises with other internal and external partners including students, student groups, parents, university departments, and community agencies to bridge the various dimensions of mental health. Key internal relationships include Student Affairs, Housing, the UW Police Department, academic schools and colleges, and student representatives at the undergraduate colleges, graduate, and professional schools. The Director also plays a pivotal role in ensuring critical incident follow-up for students and parents. Through a mature and supportive approach, the Director engenders trust, fosters a collegial environment, and brings out the best in students and colleagues. Please see our website for more details and to apply. 
$14.51 hourly
Northwest Indian College 2522 Kwina Road, Bellingham, WA, USA
Feb 20, 2020
Full time
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Eagle’s Market Cashier (FT, 12 months)   Opening Date:            December 20, 2019 Review Date:              Extended to March 6, 2020 Closing Date:              Open until filled Start Date:                  As soon as possible Location:                     Lummi Main Campus Salary:                        $14.51 per hour   SCOPE OF WORK Assist Eagle’s Market Manager by providing day-to-day cashiering, presentation, stocking and other duties required for the successful operation of the Bookstore.   DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Assist customers with purchases in the Eagle’s Market. Ring up items and accept payment for purchases. Assist with entering inventory and pricing in P.O.S. system. Move, stock and straighten merchandise. Ensure food/snack items are rotated. Check in, price and assemble merchandise. Close out cash register and run daily reports. Prepare coffee. Ensure work areas are clean. Clean shelves by dusting and wiping them down. Other duties as assigned.   SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES There are no supervisory responsibilities assigned to this position   QUALIFICATIONS to perform the position successfully: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   Minimum Qualifications : High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required. At least two years of previous cashiering experience and register close outs. Excellent customer service skills. Ability to be trained to operate the various pieces of equipment in the Eagle’s Market. Must possess effective writing and verbal communication skills, as well as being able to work in a team environment. Must be able to work independently or as a member of a team and meet deadlines. Ability to represent the College in a positive and professional manner.   Preferred Qualifications : Previous work experience in a tribal community preferred. Five year of cashiering experience preferred.   Language Skills : Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.   Mathematical Skills : Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent to draw and interpret bar graphs.   Reasoning Ability : Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of issues regarding personalities and potential differences in opinions. Able to keep calm and work with patrons to resolve any issues that may arise.     APPLICATION PROCESS Interested individuals should submit the following application materials directly to the NWIC Human Resources Office only.   Cover letter addressing how you meet the position qualifications NWIC Application NWIC Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) form Current and complete professional resume Copies of college transcripts (can submit unofficial copies at time of application) Three letters of recommendation from persons, who are not members of your immediate family, who have firsthand knowledge of your qualifications for the position If applicable to the position, provide copies of certificates/licenses/credentials   The job announcement and application forms are available online at www.nwic.edu/jobs or may be requested from and submitted directly to:   Human Resources Northwest Indian College 2522 Kwina Road Bellingham, WA 98226-9278 Telephone/Fax:  360.392.4230 Email:  employment@nwic.edu
$37,000 yearly
Northwest Indian College 2522 Kwina Road, Bellingham, WA, USA
Feb 20, 2020
Full time
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT TRiO Academic Coach/Advocate (FT, 12 months)   Opening Date:            February 19, 2020 Review Date:              March 4, 2020 Closing Date:              Open until filled Start Date:                  ASAP Location:                     Lummi Main Campus Salary:                        $37,000 Max. DOE   Northwest Indian College hiring practices include adherence to the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code, Section 473).  NWIC supports and provides equal opportunity employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information. The salary placement upon hire will be based on the selected candidate's education and relevant work experience as outlined in the job announcement and the established salary schedule for the classification of position to be filled.   SCOPE OF WORK The Academic Coach/Advocate position provides holistic advising and guidance services to NWIC students and will also provide workshops to students in a variety of topics such as study skills, academic planning, internships, research and non-cognitive skills, etc. at the Lummi Main Campus and Extended Campus Sites. The Academic Coach/Advocate will work with clients to provide academic tutoring, advice and assistance in postsecondary course selection, education/counseling to improve financial and economic literacy, information and assistance in applying for Federal Student Aid and scholarships, and/or assistance in applying for admission to Graduate School.   DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Manage case load ofapproximately 60 clients identifying as TRIO eligible full-time (low-income, first generation, and/or disabilities) Collaborate with TRiO director and Center for Student Success staff to develop, facilitate, and evaluate academic, career, disability, and personal support workshops for participants. Provide students with timely and accurate educational information on degrees, certificates, courses,college policies and procedures, campus and community resources; conduct holistic advising; identify options for students to satisfy degree requirements, evaluate and make recommendations on changes to student programs of study, and assist students to Provide consistent academic, personal, transfer, and career counseling to participants to increase retention and graduation rates. Guide students in development of effective problem solving skills, self-advocacy (empowerment),goal setting, and personal Coordinate the college's intervention strategies; develop, implement, and coordinate intervention and success strategies related to the college's Satisfactory Academic Progress policy. Conduct student success and new student workshops and presentation in collaborations with key student services and instructional departments. Adhere to the code of ethics, as well as all other policies as set forth in the NWIC Personnel Policy Handbook. Develop clear first-year admissions and new student communication, in collaboration with key student services staff, in order to foster smooth transitions into Bachelor’s degree Create and manage content and outreach for site and online students on the web-based student information portal (JICS). Write content for student success and advising handbook and assist with revisions and Attend all advisor training meetings and present information as Serve as an effective communications link and reliable source of information for Maintain currency with statewide initiatives and mandates, as well as advising pedagogies and technology; and maintain related data and write related Communicate with instructors, Academic Advisors, Department Chairs, and other internal programs and external agencies to provide participants with needed support and Travel to Northwest Indian College extended sites and campuses to assist with educational development and assist site managers and advisors in Perform other duties as   SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES There are no supervisory responsibilities assigned to this position.   QUALIFICATIONS to perform the position successfully: Organizational development education/experience Strong familiarity with graduate study preparation Ability to network/negotiate tribal enterprise and development Ability to outreach and maintain alumni network Interdisciplinary background Strong quantitative skillset Grant-writing experience Strong understanding of "Place Based" education Knowledge of ethical research in native communities Ability to work and integrate into native communities Background in Human Services/Social Work/Native Studies Database management experience Data collection experience   Minimum Qualifications : Master's Degree in counseling, student affairs, or related area Three years of previous work experience in higher education or academic counseling or advising Previous work experience and skills in mentoring, or counseling   Preferred Qualifications : Experience with first-generation, limited income, ethnically diverse individuals or college students and groups and/or persons with disabilities Experience as a former TRiO/Student Support Services program participant Experience working with Native Americans in a tribal college or in the community Previous academic/organizational program development experience Previous counseling/coaching experience         Other Skills/Abilities: Excellent interpersonal and verbal skills to guide students in their academic decision-making Ability to work in a team environment to achieve strategic and departmental goals Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work well with all people Excellent organization and planning skills in dealing with career and transfer student populations Database system skills Proficiency in computer applications such as Word and Excel Ability to work independently and accurately under pressure, and make decisions in accordance with established policies, procedures, and grant regulations Attention to detail and commitment to accuracy in extensive record keeping Ability to maintain confidentiality Ability to interact with a diverse campus community   APPLICATION PROCESS Interested individuals should submit the following application materials directly to the NWIC Human Resources Office only.   Cover letter addressing how you meet the position qualifications NWIC Application NWIC Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) form Current and complete professional resume Copies of college transcripts (can submit unofficial copies at time of application) Three letters of recommendation from persons, who are not members of your immediate family, who have firsthand knowledge of your qualifications for the position If applicable to the position, provide copies of certificates/licenses/credentials   The job announcement and application forms are available online at www.nwic.edu/jobs or may be requested from and submitted directly to:   Human Resources Northwest Indian College 2522 Kwina Road Bellingham, WA 98226-9278 Telephone/Fax:  360.392.4230 Email:  employment@nwic.edu
US Coast Guard Academy New London, CT, USA
Feb 19, 2020
Full time
The United States Coast Guard Academy has an opening for an Associate Athletic Director/Department Chair, Health and Physical Education, AD-1710-00. Please see our website for a complete job description and application instructions at https://apptrkr.com/1828324.
https://WestEd.org Phoenix, AZ; San Francisco, CA; Washington, DC; Atlanta, GA; Sacramento, CA; Boston, MA
Feb 17, 2020
Full time
Job Details Description About the Agency WestEd, a nonprofit research, development, and service agency, works with education and other communities to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults. With operating revenues of approximately $173 million, over 800 employees, and 17 offices in the United States, WestEd’s reach and impact is significant; the organization, working at the local, state, and federal levels for over 50 years, develops and disseminates products, and provides a wide range of services, including in the areas of evaluation, research, and intervention strategies – in partnerships with schools, districts, education agencies, foundations, policymakers, and others also committed to education improvement and reform and human development. For more detailed information about the agency, its history, programs, governance, staffing, products, and services, visit www.wested.org .   WestEd has grown steadily over the past decade through added depth and expansion of projects and services in the area of educational research, policy, and practice. As we look ahead to the future, we seek visionary, collaborative, and creative leaders to support our impact, growth, and positive culture into the upcoming decade. Brief Position Description WestEd plans to add three Division Directors who will report to the Chief Program Officer (CPO). The CPO has oversight for ensuring WestEd consistently delivers high-quality products and services, client satisfaction, and impact aligned to our mission and vision. The CPO's office also helps to set the strategic direction and long-term sustainability of WestEd's work, ensures that our primary asset—our people—are supported in their continued growth and development, and that our partners in the Infrastructure departments are engaged in delivering efficiencies and stewardship that ensure the best value for our clients. To support and sustain WestEd's broad range of projects and intellectual capital, we seek individuals for this position with senior leadership experience, a demonstrated depth of expertise in an area of work aligned to WestEd’s service portfolio, and the ability to provide management and strategic oversight for a portfolio of work and team that bridge research, policy, and practice. With a team of Senior Program Directors, each Division Director will lead and oversee a portfolio of work that includes approximately $50-80 million in annual revenue, a team of 150-200 staff, and over 200 active contracts and grants. The responsibilities of the Division Director(s) include providing day-to-day leadership for substantive project work in one or more of WestEd’s areas of work with particular attention to strategic business development, quality assurance, and talent development. In addition, approximately 20-30% of the Division Director’s time will be dedicated to broad strategic, management, and operational responsibilities aimed at creating a positive culture throughout the Division, contributing to Agency-wide leadership, and developing and sustaining approaches and practices that lead to effective, efficient, and collaborative inter- and intra-Division operations. This position is new to WestEd’s organizational structure. The portfolios of areas of work for each Division are: Division 1: School and district improvement; K-12 special education; English Learners; curriculum, assessment, and instruction; literacy; strategic resource allocation; charters and choice.  Screening of Division 1 candidates will begin March 8, 2020. Division 2: Early childhood, prevention and early intervention, school culture and climate, social and emotional learning, school safety and justice, broader community-based services for systems-involved youth and adults supporting health and human development.  Screening of Division 2 candidates will begin March 30, 2020. Division 3: Science, technology, engineering, and math training, evaluation, and research; postsecondary readiness research and support services; improvement and systems design; applied research and research alliances with educational agencies; assessment and accountability.  Screening of Division 3 candidates will begin March 30, 2020. Applicants must have demonstrated experience and expertise in one or more areas of work within the portfolio of the Division for which they are applying. These positions will be based at a WestEd Office ( list of office locations ). Applicants should apply for the specific-Division Director position(s) for which they wish to be considered (Division(s) 1, 2, and/or 3). Applicants are welcome to apply for more than one position but must apply separately. Responsibilities: Programmatic Management and Leadership Advise and support the Chief Program Officer to identify and act on priorities that lead to growth, sustainability, and impact of WestEd products and services. Engage Division staff to develop plans and take actions that contribute to achieving agency goals. Implement and facilitate Division management and leadership meetings to build cohesion and connection that support achievement of Division and agency goals. Serve as primary point of contact with department infrastructure leads and the Division to support efficiency and effectiveness of operations. Directly contribute to the impact and growth of one or more areas of work within the portfolio through the planning, development, and delivery of services. Agency Leadership Advise and assist Agency leaders in developing effective strategies, policies, and systems to support WestEd’s mission. Serve on WestEd’s Leadership Council and other cross-divisional leadership teams as needed. Build external networks and relationships that promote WestEd’s work and impact. Talent Development and Management Develop with Division leadership a strategic approach to human capital planning that includes forecasting staffing needs, providing skill building and career advancement opportunities, recruiting and retaining a talented and diverse team of professionals and support staff that meet short-term service needs and contribute to longer-term goals and objectives, and ensuring that managers provide responsive and productive support to staff. Collaborate with the CPO and Senior Program Directors to ensure that professional learning opportunities are available to grow the knowledge, skills, and abilities of staff. Ensure that WestEd Human Resources policies and procedures are followed by Division staff. Supervise, coach, and mentor senior Division staff. Culture and Climate Establish and support consistent expectations that build and maintain a positive culture and climate for the Division. Serve as a key contributor to the development of a positive and productive Agency culture that promotes diversity, inclusion, and equity. Finance and Planning In partnership with CPO and Chief Development Officer (CDO), provide strategic leadership including planning for annual investments in new work/talent for the division. Set financial targets and plan for investments for the Division in partnership with Senior Program Directors, includes setting the Division budget and managing the use of program support and business development funds. Business Development Oversee generation and management of $50M to $80M in annual revenue for the Division. Provide strategic leadership for Division business development in consultation and collaboration with CPO, CDO, and Senior Program Directors. Quality Assurance Provide oversight for quality assurance, including execution of Division project reviews. Ensure that all initiatives, products, and services are of high quality, meet the needs and expectations of clients, and are delivered on time and within budget. Qualifications and Characteristics: An agency Division Director must be an exceptional, results-oriented leader, with established professional networks and a proven track record managing contracts and grants, supervising senior leaders and staff, developing plans for the future, working collaboratively internally, forging productive partnerships, and managing large scale, complex initiatives.  Additionally, the successful candidate will bring most, if not all, of the following experiences, skills, and personal characteristics to the role: Experience: A multi-year track record of senior-level success leading a research, development, and service agency or other relevant organization; Demonstrable, successful experience in change management, contributing to the growth of an organization – including strategic planning and inter-area relationships; Senior-level experience in a role in which success requires working with both internal and external constituents; and Experience as a senior manager skilled in prioritizing, giving productive feedback, delegating, and making decisions across multiple initiatives and projects in the face of aggressive deadlines. Education: Advanced degree/degrees in areas related to WestEd’s mission and work, and/or, extensive, validated, and relevant professional credentials, experience, and success. The Ability To: Use relationship skills to create and articulate a vision and lead others to execute; Build and maintain collective focus on overall performance of the organization; Make appropriate linkages across complex issues and lead through ambiguity to clarity; Demonstrate superior analytical thinking and decision making abilities; Develop and implement quality assurance systems and processes across program areas; Communicate persuasively and articulately, facilitating discussions and engaging others in collective problem solving and collaboration; Demonstrate excellent communication, listening, presentation, and interpersonal skills; Operate effectively at both strategic and tactical levels; Understand thoroughly projects and work plans and allocate resources accordingly; and Demonstrate excellent and proactive planning and project management skills. Personal characteristics: Attraction to a mission-driven, results-oriented organization doing significant, exemplary work; Commitment to working with people of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and socio-economic levels; Appreciation of and professional orientation toward exemplary client service; Enjoyment working as a member of a team, a supporter of subordinates, and as a strong but fair supervisor of personnel; Ability to understand and work in a professional atmosphere with the presence of ambiguity; and A managerial and operating style well-suited to WestEd – where collaboration, collegiality, humility, civility, good humor, and commitment to high-quality work product are highly valued. Screening of Division 1 candidates will begin March 8, 2020. Screening of Division 2 and 3 candidates will begin March 30, 2020. Apply Online at:https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/WES1032WSTE/JobBoard/e5cebb97-720c-4bb5-8a63-deffd14ff13a/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=622f8ec7-b0cb-4087-8141-14f5b3e4a208 Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
$33,681 yearly
Northwest Indian College 2522 Kwina Road, Bellingham, WA, USA
Feb 14, 2020
Full time
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Financial Aid Program Assistant (FT, 12 months)   Opening Date:            February 14, 2020 Review Date:              March 2, 2020 Closing Date:              Open until filled Location:                     Lummi Main Campus Salary:                        $33,681 Max DOE   The salary placement upon hire will be based on the selected candidate’s education and relevant work experience as outlined in the job announcement and the established salary schedule for the classification of the position to be filled.   SCOPE OF WORK To meet strategic goals of increased student enrollment and improved retention, the Financial Aid Program Assistant provides administrative support to the Financial Aid staff by assisting with determining eligibility and identifying alternative sources of financial assistance for students. The scope of work includes: operating as the first point of contact for the Financial Aid office, advising students and families about the financial aid process and requirements; packaging financial aid awards; participation in outreach activities; presentations and training for various internal and external audiences, quality assurance and records maintenance, report preparation, grant or contract preparation, and general office management.   DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Act as first point of contact for the Financial Aid office, including receiving and responding to inquiries via phone, fax, email and in person. Assist with financial aid workshops, with online filing of applications, status inquiries and scholarship searches. Participate in recruitment events, workshops and high school financial aid nights. Meet with students and their families to explain the financial aid process. Advise students on alternative sources of aid, and discuss personal concerns and appeals. Review files for missing documents, accuracy, eligibility, and perform necessary tasks for financial aid packaging and awards. Maintain scholarships online and in office and serve as collection point for submissions. Contact students and families as necessary to clarify information reported on the FASA and other aid applications. Assist with determining type and amount of financial assistance to be awarded including federal, state, American Indian College Fund, and other scholarship funding. Check satisfactory academic progress. Review and forward professional judgment appeals to the Director. Assist with adjusting student aid packages accordingly due to receipt of documentation, professional judgment decisions, and “outside” aid (e.g., private scholarships and grants). Participate in Financial Aid and Scholarship Committees. Assist with maintaining Department of Education databases and downloading and reviewing files, including initial applications, Institutional Student Information Records (ISIRs), corrections, Pell origination and disbursements to process student applications and meet reporting requirements. Prepare reports for grants, financial aid, or scholarship awards (as directed by the Director of Financial Aid). Represent NWIC as the resource for providing financial aid/scholarship information, training and guidelines for students, their families and Site Managers. This includes facilitating workshops and regular travel to the reservation communities served. Attend Financial Aid workshops and conferences to stay current on new and changing regulations. Participate in planning for student needs, NWIC financial aid policy, personnel, space, equipment, etc. Assist with ongoing maintenance of the Power Faids database system. Perform other duties as assigned.   SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES There are no supervisory responsibilities assigned to this position   QUALIFICATIONS to perform the position successfully:   Minimum Qualifications : Associate’s degree in a related field or program.   Preferred Qualifications : Bachelor’s degree in a related field. One year of professional experience in the field. Experience working in a college setting/team environment. Experience with and sensitivity to Native American people and cultural customs.   Other Qualifications : Must have a current driver’s license and a driving abstract that meets employer qualifications for insurability.   Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of   Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.   Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.   Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Contact Management systems; Database software; Internet software; Spreadsheet software; Word Processing software; and Microsoft Outlook e-mail   Other Skills and Abilities: Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality as an administrative Preference for experience working in Native Must possess effective writing and verbal communication skills, as well as be able to work in a team environment. Attention to detail a Able to represent the College in a positive and professional Must be able to work independently or as a member of a team and meet   APPLICATION PROCESS Interested individuals should submit the following application materials directly to the NWIC Human Resources Office only.   Cover letter addressing how you meet the position qualifications NWIC Application NWIC Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) form Current and complete professional resume Copies of college transcripts (can submit unofficial copies at time of application) Three letters of recommendation from persons, who are not members of your immediate family, who have firsthand knowledge of your qualifications for the position If applicable to the position, provide copies of certificates/licenses/credentials   The job announcement and application forms are available online at www.nwic.edu/jobs or may be requested from and submitted directly to:   Human Resources Northwest Indian College 2522 Kwina Road Bellingham, WA 98226-9278 Telephone/Fax:  360.392.4230 Email:  employment@nwic.edu
US Coast Guard Academy New London, CT, USA
Feb 11, 2020
Full time
The United States Coast Guard Academy has an opening for an Assistant, Associate, Full Professor (Geospatial Sciences), AD-1710-00. Please see our website for a complete job description and application instructions at https://apptrkr.com/1815873.
California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) San Marcos, CA, USA
Feb 10, 2020
Full time
The Department of American Indian Studies at the California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) invites applications for a tenure-track position in American Indian Studies. We seek individuals with a commitment to the enhancement of our American Indian Studies major and department. Our department provides students with a research, community, and place-based program of study. We accomplish this through an integrated approach to understanding tribal knowledge about the diverse history, government-to-government relationships, community, culture, and social needs of American Indians in California and the US. Students in AIS learn to work effectively with and for Original Nations and tribal communities as they interface with non-Indian communities to exercise tribal sovereignty. We offer both the undergraduate major and minor in American Indian Studies.  We are looking for a scholar who specializes in any of the following: history, business and economic development, health and wellness, or education with a strong focus on place-based learning and decolonizing research.   Candidates must have a PhD in American Indian Studies (Native American, Indigenous, First Nations) or related disciplines completed before the appointment begins with a clear commitment to American Indian epistemology, in terms of theory, methodology, pedagogy as they pertain to the field of American Indian Studies. The appointment will begin August 25, 2020. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in American Indian Studies (Native American, Indigenous, First Nations) or related disciplines; ABDs are encouraged to apply, but the Ph.D. must be conferred by August 25, 2020.   A clear commitment to American Indian epistemology, in terms of theory, methodology, pedagogy as they pertain to the field of American Indian Studies. Teaching experience that emphasizes Indigenous culture and knowledge is requisite. Demonstrated active research agenda and a strong record of Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR).   Evidence of ability to communicate American Indian perspectives including cultures and histories. Evidence of academic and/or professional background necessary to contribute to the development and growth of place-based curriculum and pedagogical practices. Demonstrated experience working with Indian tribes and/or organizations. Evidence of potential ability to obtain external research grants. Demonstrated knowledge of sovereignty, culture, and federal Indian law and policy is required. Ability to teach a variety of general education, upper-division, hybrid, and online classes, including independent studies as needed. DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience teaching American Indian students at the University level; Evidence of working collaboratively with other departments and programs across disciplines. Demonstrated intercultural competence with diverse groups in teaching, research and/or service. DUTIES: The successful candidate will regularly offer a variety of general education, upper-division, hybrid, and online classes, including independent studies as needed and will help build the department’s American Indian Studies major. They will design and sustain an active research agenda and a strong record of Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) within the discipline.    In addition, they will engage in service and take on leadership positions within the department, college, university, and discipline as appropriate. APPLICATION: All applications must include: Cover letter that address the above minimum and desired/preferred Curriculum vitae Statement of teaching philosophy; Syllabi for two courses taught in AIS or closely related field, if available; Two representative writing samples or publications; Student evaluations from two classes, if applicable; Copies of all transcripts that include relevant course work; Three confidential letters of recommendation addressing the candidate’s qualifications, and; Statement of contributions working within tribal communities. A completed   Faculty Application Applicant Survey 1920 Submit application materials and direct any inquiries to: Email:   aisTT1920@csusm.edu A review of applications will begin on April 1, 2020; however, the position will be open until filled. The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups. CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education.  Visit   http://www.csusm.edu/facultyopportunities   for more information. California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status. The person holding this position is considered a limited mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 (revised July 21, 2017) as a condition of employment. This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. An offer of appointment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, including a criminal records check, and may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. https://www.csusm.edu/facultyopportunities/faculty_jobs/assist_prof-ais.html
$42.00 hourly
Northwest Indian College 39811 Auburn Enumclaw Road Southeast, Auburn, WA, USA
Feb 10, 2020
Part time
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Natural Science Faculty (Part-time, adjunct) – Muckleshoot Site   OPENING DATE :    February 10, 2020 REVIEW DATE:      February 28, 2020 CLOSING DAT E     Open until filled START DATE :         Spring Quarter 2020 LOCATION:             Muckleshoot Site SALARY:                  $42.00 per credit hour   The salary placement upon hire will be based on the selected candidate’s education and relevant work experience as outlined in the job announcement and the established salary schedule for the classification of position to be filled.   SCOPE OF WORK The Muckleshoot Site invites applicants for a part-time faculty position in the area of Natural Science. The primary responsibility of this position is teaching in the discipline of Natural Science: Biology, Environmental Science or Native Environmental Science.  The position also includes development of place-based, culturally-informed curriculum that is part of a wider place-based pedagogy project.   DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Teaching courses in the Science Develop place-based, culturally informed curriculum in the Sciences, working with community members to identify key focus Submit necessary reports such as enrollment, assessment, progress and grading information in a timely manner. Order textbooks and supplies in advance of courses taught following established college timelines. Create an environment, a presentation style and a pace in which learning is Maintain at least ½ hour of office availability each week for each credit of lecture class Present a Native American cultural focus. Submit information to supervisor regarding scheduling proposals, budget needs and travel requests in a timely manner following established time-lines. Assist in the assessment of student learning outcome. Participate in content area activities/work. Participate in at least one in-service or pre-service activities.     SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This job has no supervisory responsibilities.   Minimum Qualifications Master’s degree in the field of Science or closely related to science Willingness to understand the cultural perspectives of the community and to incorporate those perspectives into the presentation and development of courses . Thorough knowledge of subject Proven ability to work in a team environment in order to achieve strategic and departmental Strong teaching Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work well with all   Preferred Qualifications Master’s or PhD Degree in related Experience teaching in a Tribal College or Prior work in a tribal education Prior administrative and/or teaching experience in a post-secondary academic Experience working on a reservation and/or for a tribal or urban Native American Experience working with adult distance learning Knowledge of AIHEC tribal college Knowledge of Canvas   Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to present information in a variety of ways. Able to communicate clearly, concisely and respectfully. Understanding of assessment, particularly as it relates to the Teaching and Learning philosophy of NWIC. Experience with or willingness to learn different modes of instruction (on-ground, online, ITV, hybrid, etc.), teaching and learning, and Excellent communication skills in the classroom and interpersonal skills with NWIC students, faculty and Must be culturally knowledgeable and comfortable working in a tribal setting;   Other Qualifications: Must have a current driver’s license and a driving abstract that meets employer qualifications for insurability.   Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of basic word processing, spreadsheet software; internet and email in addition to proven competency with networks and teleconferencing.     APPLICATION PROCESS Interested individuals should submit the following application materials directly to the NWIC Human Resources Office only.   Cover letter addressing how you meet the position qualifications NWIC Application Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) form Current and complete professional resume Copies of college transcripts (unofficial copy may be submitted with application) Three letters of recommendation from persons, who not members of your immediate family, who have firsthand knowledge of your qualifications for the position If applicable to the position, provide copies of certificates/licenses/credentials   The job announcement and application forms are available online at www.nwic.edu/jobs or may be requested from and submitted directly to:   Human Resources Northwest Indian College 2522 Kwina Road Bellingham, WA 98226-9278 Telephone/Fax: (360) 392-4230 Email: employment@nwic.edu
$42.00 hourly
Northwest Indian College 39811 Auburn Enumclaw Road Southeast, Auburn, WA, USA
Feb 10, 2020
Part time
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Math Faculty (Part-time, adjunct) – Muckleshoot Site   Opening Date:            February 10, 2020 Review Date:              February 28, 2020 Closing Date:              Open until filled Location:                     Muckleshoot Site Salary:                        $42.00 per credit hour     SCOPE OF WORK Working in close collaboration with other mathematics instructors, the person in this position will implement and continuously refine/revise a constructivist-oriented curriculum that supports the Northwest Indian College requirements and programs providing foundation problem-solving skills for all tribal college students.  Math faculty are responsible for teaching pre-college or college-level Math courses during the school year.  Faculty shall acknowledge the cultural perspective of students, and use a variety of methods to convey necessary knowledge and skills, and assessment of learning through our assessment process.   DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Develop course syllabi and Teach courses in pre-college and/or college level Submit necessary reports such as enrollment, progress and grading information in a timely Order textbooks and supplies in advance of courses taught following established college timelines. Create an environment, a presentation style and a pace in which learning is Maintain at least ½ hour of office availability each week for each credit of lecture class taught. Present an indigenous cultural Submit information to their supervisor regarding scheduling proposals, budget needs and travel requests in a timely manner following established timelines     SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This job has no supervisory responsibilities.   QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED to perform this position successfully:   Minimum Qualifications : Master's degree in Math or related Experience teaching at the postsecondary or secondary level (Teaching Assistant experience acceptable; instructor experience preferred). Must have excellent oral and written communication Must have excellent interpersonal/people Excellent organizational skills, handling multiple tasks and numerous student   Preferred Qualifications : Experience working in a tribal college setting. Experience working with and advising adult Experience working with adult distance learning programs is highly Ability to work well on an independent basis with minimal Experience with first-generation college Demonstrates an understanding of the effects of oppression on Experience working with Indigenous people of the Pacific   Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of   Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor   Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized   Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet usage; Spreadsheet, PowerPoint, and Word Processing software     APPLICATION PROCESS Interested individuals should submit the following application materials directly to the NWIC Human Resources Office only.   Cover letter addressing how you meet the position qualifications NWIC Application NWIC Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) form Current and complete professional resume Copies of college transcripts (can submit unofficial copies at time of application) Three letters of recommendation from persons, who are not members of your immediate family, who have firsthand knowledge of your qualifications for the position If applicable to the position, provide copies of certificates/licenses/credentials   The job announcement and application forms are available online at www.nwic.edu/jobs or may be requested from and submitted directly to:   Human Resources Northwest Indian College 2522 Kwina Road Bellingham, WA 98226-9278 Telephone/Fax:  360.392.4230 Email:  employment@nwic.edu
$42.00 hourly
Northwest Indian College 39811 Auburn Enumclaw Road Southeast, Auburn, WA, USA
Feb 10, 2020
Part time
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT English Faculty (Part-time, adjunct) – Muckleshoot Site   OPENING DATE :    February 10, 2020 REVIEW DATE:      February 28, 2020   CLOSING DAT E     Open until filled START DATE :         Spring Quarter 2020 LOCATION:             Muckleshoot Site   SALARY:                  $42.00 per credit hour   SCOPE OF WORK Approved English Instructors are responsible for teaching pre-college and/or college level English courses as assigned. Instructors shall acknowledge the cultural perspective of students, use a variety of methods to convey necessary knowledge and skills, and develop student self-esteem. The faculty member is expected to prepare students for completion of NWIC degrees and to transfer to four-year institutions.   DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Develop course syllabi and Teach courses in pre-college and/or college level English/Communication. Submit necessary reports such as enrollment, assessment, progress and grading information in a timely Order textbooks and supplies in advance of courses taught following established college Create an environment, a presentation style and a pace in which learning is Maintain at least ½ hour of office availability each week for each credit of lecture class Present a Native American cultural Submit information to their supervisor regarding scheduling proposals, budget needs and travel requests in a timely manner following established Assist in the assessment of student learning Participate in content area activities /work. Participate in at least one in service or pre-service   SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This job has no supervisory responsibilities. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED to perform this position successfully:   Minimum Qualifications Master’s degree in English, or related Experience teaching at the postsecondary or secondary level (TA experience acceptable; instructor experience preferred). Must have excellent oral and written communication Must have excellent interpersonal/people Excellent organizational skills, handling multiple tasks and numerous student Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work well with all   Preferred Qualifications Experience working in a tribal college Experience working with and advising adult Experience with and sensitivity to Native American people and cultural Experience working with adult distance learning Ability to work well on an independent basis with minimal Ability in utilizing a variety of instructional delivery methodologies and a strong academic preparation in reading as evidenced by undergraduate and graduate level   Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of   Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized   Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet usage; Spreadsheet, PowerPoint, and Word Processing   APPLICATION PROCESS Interested individuals should submit the following application materials directly to the NWIC Human Resources Office only.   Cover letter addressing how you meet the position qualifications NWIC Application Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) form Current and complete professional resume Copies of college transcripts (official copy requested at time of hire) Three letters of recommendation from persons, who are not members of your immediate family, who have firsthand knowledge of your qualifications for the position If applicable to the position, provide copies of certificates/licenses/credentials The job announcement and application forms are available online at www.nwic.edu/jobs or may be requested from and submitted directly to:   Human Resources Northwest Indian College 2522 Kwina Road Bellingham, WA 98226-9278 Telephone/Fax: (360) 392-4230 Email: employment@nwic.edu
Tohono O'odham Community College Arizona 86, Sells, AZ, USA
Feb 10, 2020
Full time
Job Title:       Security Guard Reports To:    Director of Student Life Status:           Full-time/ Regular/ Non-Exempt Salary:           $15.00 an hour SUMMARY: Monitor the security of Tohono O’odham Community College property from theft and vandalism. Report breaches of security to the proper authorities. The Security Guard will support the T-Ṣo:ṣon (Our Core Values) including T-Wohocudadag – Our Beliefs, T-Apedag – Our Well-Being, T-Pi:k Elida – Our Deepest Respect and I-We:mta – Working Together. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Patrol the campus hourly via motor vehicle or on foot to deter vandalism, theft, and unauthorized entry or use of the facilities; Secure all unlocked doors, windows, and gates; Respond to emergency situations when needed; Insure all policies and procedures regarding security are fulfilled; Coordinate security issues with law enforcement agencies; Report potentially unsafe conditions; Complete a daily log sheet of events; Performs other duties of similar nature or level. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Additional Consideration May Be Given To Individuals with the Following Qualifications: Ability to speak and understand O’odham and/or Spanish. Knowledge and understanding in the history and contemporary issues facing Native peoples. LICENSING REQUIREMENTS Valid Arizona Driver’s license with no DUI's or major traffic offenses within the past year.   KNOWLEDGE: Customer service principles; Traffic laws; Safe work practices; Communication methods and techniques; Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; develops alternative solutions; demonstrates attention to detail; identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; treats people with respect regardless of their status or position. Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedures manuals, operating, and maintenance instructions.  SKILLS: Providing customer service; Demonstrates attention to detail and follows through on commitment; Ability to communicate effectively; comprehends verbal and written instructions; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Must be punctual and dependable and willing to work overtime when necessary; Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction . WORK ENVIRONMENT: TOCC is a tribal college located on the Tohono O’odham Nation, 60 miles west of Tucson.  The security guard will work closely with members of the Tohono O’odham Nation within a multicultural setting. BENEFITS The College offers a comprehensive benefit package and 401(k).  HOW TO APPLY Applications are available on line at www.tocc.edu. Interested applicants must submit a completed TOCC application for employment, resume, related degrees, transcripts, certificates, a list of three references (name, position, organization and work phone numbers), and three (3) letters of recommendation dated within the past twelve months.  If claiming Indian Preference under Tohono O’odham Ordinance 01-85, submit a copy of certification or enrollment card and/ or if claiming Veteran Preference, submit a copy of the DD214 form to: TOHONO O’ODHAM COMMUNITY COLLEGE ATTENTION:  HUMAN RESOURCES P.O. BOX 3129 SELLS, AZ  85634 VOICE (520) 383-0049 FAX (520) 383-0029   "This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer." Revised:  11/27/19 sdo